The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

Netflix released their newest series “Wednesday” starring Disney Channel star, Jenna Ortega, on Nov. 23. “Wednesday” follows the Addams Family daughter as she navigates mysteries at her new school.

Former Disney celebrities rise to stardom after their start

By Jordan Pashkoff, Editor-in-Chief December 15, 2022

Disney Channel has been a large part of many children’s lives since its start in 1983. Stars from all eras of Disney have launched into more general stardom since then. Whether fans grew up watching...

On Naviance, a college and career preparation website used by WCHS, students can see where they fall on an SAT/ACT score and GPA scattergram. Not only do these graphs make students feel a sense of inferior, they are also an inaccurate representation of what is needed to get into that college.

Naviance scatters students’ perceptions on college

By Jordan Pashkoff, Editor-in-Chief December 9, 2022

A 1430 SAT and 4.61 weighted GPA. 1540 and 4.74 weighted. Both are marked on the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor scattergram for WCHS applicants. Who got in? Who got rejected? Why would someone with...

Aliyah Primich incorporates many of her clothing pieces that she made into her everyday outfits. This outfit features the red plaid shorts she sewed earlier in 2022.

Student Art Spotlight: Aliyah Primich

By Jordan Pashkoff, Editor in Chief October 20, 2022

Anyone who knows senior Aliyah Primich would tell you the same thing: she has an unmatched fashion sense. What people might not know from first glance, though, is that many of her most memorable clothing...

The Scoop opened in Cabin John Village in August 2022 by WCHS graduates Timothy and Mitch Ryoo. The Scoop offers ice cream and milkshakes in a variety of flavors.

New ice cream shop opens in Cabin John: what’s The Scoop?

By Jordan Pashkoff, Editor-in-Chief October 17, 2022

“Ice Cream solves everything,” is written on the LED sign that brightly lights up the wall in the new ice cream store, The Scoop. Setting the tone for the store, this sign draws in ice cream lovers...

Harrys House was released May 20. It is complete with 13 tracks including two songs that were performed at Coachella in April.

Welcome home: Harry Styles gets personal

By Jordan Pashkoff, Editor-in-Chief June 9, 2022

Welcome to “Harry’s House.” Come in, sit down, relax and enjoy. The third album by pop sensation Harry Styles, released on May 20, invites fans to enjoy 13 songs. With themes of home, happiness,...

Winston Churchill High School is one of many schools that have faced violent threats recently. Luckily, it was investigated and students safely attended school.

WCHS experiences violent threat after the devastating Uvalde shooting

By Jordan Pashkoff, Editor-in-Chief June 7, 2022

Bomb and shooting threats are unfortunate realities for students going to school in today’s world. Like most schools, WCHS has had multiple perceived threats such as one in December 2021 and as recently...

With performances on five different nights in March, Blast 32 will be the first Blast production since 2019. The performers have put in work, both in person and virtually, since mid November.

WCHS Blast will re-unite with audiences this March

By Jordan Pashkoff, Arts Editor March 11, 2022

This March, the fan-favorite production of Blast is making a comeback after not being performed in two years. Back in early 2020, WCHS students were working on the 31st production of Blast - Blast: Spectrum....

Members of the WCHS club, Jack’s Wildcats tutor on Seven Locks Elementary School every Tuesday and Thursday after school. They tutor kindergarten through fifth grade.

Have fun and help others – Jack’s Wildcats provides a great opportunity at WCHS

By Jordan Pashkoff, Arts Editor March 2, 2022

A student’s progression through their education journey takes them from playing house in kindergarten, to learning algebra in middle school to taking AP exams in high school. High school can be a stressful...

WCHS teacher Erin Brown passes out the biweekly MCPS-issued KN-95 masks to her students.

Trial and error: MCPS’ COVID-19 protocols fluctuate

By Jordan Pashkoff, Arts Editor February 25, 2022

Going back to in-person school has presented a new set of challenges for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). Trying to stop the spread of COVID-19 and its variants while trying to keep students safe...

The album cover for Red (Taylors Version), is simpler than the orignal 2012 cover, without the album title or even Swifts name.

“Red (TV)” vault tracks make fans feel lucky

By Olivia Yasharoff and Jordan Pashkoff January 10, 2022

There is not a lot going on at the moment for Taylor Swift. In the past year she has only released two new albums and re-recorded two of her old albums, with her most recent re-recording being “Red (Taylor’s...

Lily Kriendler and her friends made cookies for the nonprofit organization Small Things Matter through their Kokua Foods Program.

Spread the holiday joy by helping the community

By Jordan Pashkoff, Arts Editor January 5, 2022

The holidays are a time to celebrate, relax, get together with family and friends, and most importantly, to give back to the community. Volunteering and making donations can largely impact the lives of...

On the second day of mental health awareness week, the Thrive Club encouraged WCHS students to leave positive chalk messages on the sidewalk.

Mental health tips for students to deal with stress

By Jordan Pashkoff, Arts Editor December 8, 2021

As students are well into the first semester of the 2021-2022 school year, it is important for students to check in on themselves. In-person learning is back in swing and the pressures that might have...

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